The AFP North Central Ohio Chapter
fosters the professional development of fundraising professionals
and promotes high ethical standards in the fundraising profession. It
is the Chapterís policy to use a portion of our net assets to offer
scholarships for fundraising professionals in the ten counties we serve
to increase their professionalism, knowledge, and skills by attending
professional development meetings and conferences.
1. To be considered for an
award, each applicant must submit a completed
application prior to
2. The Scholarship Fund
Committee will review all applications and make award decisions. Both winners and alternates may be selected.
3. Awards may be for the full
amount requested or a portion thereof.
4. The Scholarship Committee
Chair is responsible for:
- Notification of all awards and scholarship amounts
- Communicating to the recipient(s) when and how the funds
will be distributed
- Contacting all applicants who were not selected for an
award in a timely manner
5. Payment of an award is
conditional on the recipient fulfilling the obligation for which the
award is made. If a recipient cannot use the scholarship, it may be
awarded to an alternate.
information, please contact Hannah Paulin at
HPaulin@INVENT.ORG or John Zoilo
Co-Chair, Scholarships Committee
Co-Chair, Scholarships Committee
Pamela J. Webb,
2013 Chamberlain Scholarship Winner
Woods, the 2013 Chamberlain Scholar, will attend the AFP International
Conference on Fundraising in San Diego in April.
(additional criteria specific to each award italicized below)
1. Applicants must be employed
by a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization/registered charity with at
least 50% of time devoted to fundraising work.
2. Only one individual from an
organization may be selected for any one award.
3. Applicants must not have
received any other Chapter scholarship in the past twelve (12)
4. Award recipients may be asked
to demonstrate the impact of their scholarships (i.e. brief
presentation at a Chapter professional development event or short
written testimonial for the newsletter, annual report, etc.)
This scholarship covers the recipientsí registration fee to the
Chapterís local CSI conference.
Deadline: March 1
- Applicants must be AFPNCOH chapter members.
- Preference will be given to applicants who currently serve on a Chapter
This scholarship covers the recipientís registration fee to
the AFP International Conference plus up to $1,000 in travel
expense reimbursement. The recipient is required to pay $15.
Deadline: September 1
- Applicants must be AFP North Central Ohio Chapter members.
- Applicants must never have attended an AFP International
conference. Preference will be given to new professionals to the
field of fundraising Ė especially those with less than 3 years of
This scholarship covers the
recipient(s) registration fee for the period of one (1) year. The
scholarship will cover the recipientís national dues
and the recipient is expected to pay the local chapterís $35
dues. All scholarships granted to current members will become effective
once their current membership has expired.
Deadlines: March 1 and September 1
- Applicants must choose between the Professional, Young
Professional, and Associate membership categories. See the
descriptions of each level below.
Membership Level Descriptions
Professional Membership is open to individuals who (a) among other
responsibilities, hold some degree of accountability for
income-generation within the fundraising process; (b) hold some degree
of responsibility directly for fundraising; (c) are compensated for
their services; and (d) subscribe to the AFP Code of Ethical Principles
and Standards and promote the Donor Bill of Rights. Active members in
good standing may vote, serve on chapter or Association committees and
task forces, and hold Association or chapter office.
Young Professional Membership is open to individuals who hold some
degree of responsibility directly for fundraising, work within the U.S.
and Canada, are compensated for their services, are 30 years old or
younger, subscribe to the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards
and promote the Donor Bill of Rights.
Associate Membership is open to individuals or volunteers who (a) are
engaged in fields related to fundraising and fundraising support or (b)
have mutual interests with fundraising professionals and (c) subscribe
to the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards and promote the
Donor Bill of Rights. Associate members in good standing may vote, serve
on chapter or Association committees and task forces, and hold
Association or chapter office.